Think you know what rugby is all about? This page has all our most interesting content. From tips on captaincy to thinking about when to retire from the game. 


Brandon Lee

How Strong Are Rugby Players?

Rugby is one of the few sports that require a high level of all-around physical fitness. a rugby player’s strength can be measured with four exercises: back squats, bench press, deadlifts and overhead press. So this raises a question: How strong are rugby players?

Brandon Lee

French Contrast Training

Training for rugby can be very time-consuming. As well as developing a decent level of aerobic and anaerobic fitness, you need to be quick, agile, strong, and powerful, too. You’ll also need to find time to work on your mobility and flexibility and continue improving your rugby skills.

When to retire from rugby?
Nick McCashin

Absolutely Broken – When to retire from Rugby?

When is it time for me to retire from rugby? Is it after the second broken cheek or the fifth? Or was I supposed to retire after the ACL reconstruction? It was hard for me to know and probably hard for you too!

building neck and trap strength for rugby players
Training Team

Building neck and trap strength for rugby players

For props and hookers especially it’s imperative that you have a strong neck and traps to scrummage. Here’s how to build that neck and trap strength for all rugby players. It’s most important for the front-row but all rugby players need strong necks.

rugby eternal contest
Darryn Pollock

Rugby: the eternal contest

The game of rugby is about the eternal contest. The contest for territory, possession and dominance over the opposition across the field. It’s beautiful and today Darryn Pollock explains how to think about rugby as a constant struggle.

rugby captain tips
Tim Howard

Rugby captain tips from a Navy SEAL

Have you ever found yourself captaining a rugby team and just not knowing what to say to inspire your troops? Being is charge isn’t always easy. We’ve compiled this list of rugby captain tips to make rugby leadership a breeze this season. Inspired by ‘Extreme Ownership’.

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